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Odisha FANI cyclone Assessment Report

Introduction Indian Red Cross society National headquarters deployed the Assessment Team to the state of Odisha on 8th May for assessing the needs of the extremely severe cyclone Fani affected...

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Indian Red Cross response to Kerala Floods 2018

Indian Red Cross Society has been on the ground and responding to the unprecedented floods that Kerala faced in August. According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), as on August...

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IRCS launches water and sanitation project in Odisha

Hon’ble President of the IRCS Odisha State Branch (Hon’ble Governor of Odisha) Shri Ganeshi Lal, has launched a water and sanitation project that will benefit over eight thousand families in Ganjam...

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WASH: A simple way to control the epidemic

“We are not used to open defecation, but this year’s floods did force us, as the drains got choked and flow of water was blocked, but thanks to Red Cross to have provided us latrines, which not only...

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Assam Branch – Rising above flood waters

India faces floods every year and Assam has always been at the receiving end. Hence, Assam state branch has developed ability to respond during any disasters. “Floods – 2017” were not different. As...

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India Floods Update

The flood situation in the country, especially the badly affected states of Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand was reviewed at the IRCS Nhq. Dr Veer Bhushan,...

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Powerful earthquake rocks north-east India

04.01.2016 - New Delhi, India A powerful 6.7 magnitude earthquake, rocked remote north-eastern regions of India before dawn today at 4:35 am while many people were still in bed. The epicentre of the...

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Indian Red Cross Deploying Wat-San Units in TN

04.12.2015 - New Delhi, India The Indian Red Cross Society is scaling up relief efforts after floods in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu that have affected over 2 million people. The aid...

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India: Health Emergencies in Large Populations

“Indian Red Cross Society’s First Medical Responders Programme is envisaged to empower volunteers from within the community to provide disaster relief, first-aid, family reunification and other...

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Nepal

IRCS mobilizes more relief for Nepal

As the toll of those having lost their lives in the Nepal Earthquake reaches to more than 6000 with millions affected severely, the Indian Red Cross Society has been keeping a close watch on the...

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Indian Red Cross Society Assistance for J&K

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Minister for Health & Family Welfare and the Chairman of the Indian Red Cross flagged off relief supplies today form the National Headquarters of the society, for the...

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Unprecedented Flood Havoc In Jammu & Kashmir - Report

Geographical Location Jammu and Kashmir is home to several valleys such as the Kashmir Valley, Tawi Valley, Chenab Valley, Poonch Valley, Sind Valley and Lidder Valley. The main Kashmir valley is 100...

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